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captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, september 14th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." a deal for d.r.e.a.m.ers. president trump and top democrats are working on a plan an agreement to protect young immigrants from deportation. extreme heat kills eight people at a ravaged florida nursing home. a criminal investigation is launched.
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>> it's really sad when something like this goes on. and a 20-year space mission is going out with a bang. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie. green. for the second time this month president trump has appeared to have made a deal with the democrats. they say they reached an agreement to protect immigrants known as d.r.e.a.m.ers. it involved beefed up border security and it was reached during a working dinner last night. hena doba is here with the details. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. that's right. chuck schumer and nancy pelosi made the joint statement. they claimed the possible agreement excludes funding for the border wall, but the white house maintains that idea was certainly not agreed to. a deal may have been reached on daca. top democrats on capitol hill say they have made an agreement with president trump to protect certain immigrants brought
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illegally to the u.s. as children. >> i have a love for these people and hopefully now congress will be able to help them and do it properly. >> that was the president last week asking for a bipartisan solution for the nearly 800,000 young people who had been protected from deportation and allowed to work legally in the country. after dinner with the president at the white house wednesday night, house minority leader nancy pelosi and senate minority leader chuck schumer released a statement saying, quote, we agreed to enshrine the protections of daca quickly. sarah sanders was asked about bypassing republicans and negotiating with democrats. >> i think it's less about him needing them but more about the president wanting to move this country forward. the white house quickly dispute thad with sanders tweeting, quote, while daca and border
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security were both discussed, excluding the wall was certainly not agreed to. and several members of congress, both democrats and republicans who attended an early meeting at the white house, spoke to reporters saying they elected to leave and work separately on a deal for the wall. anne-marie. well, a criminal investigation has been launched into the deaths of eight nursing home patients in florida. they died after hurricane irma knocked out the facility's air conditioning. president trump travels to florida today for a firsthand look of irma's impact and the ongoing recovery efforts. mola lenghi reports. >> reporter: the tragedy at this nursing home in hollywood hills claimed the lives of several elderly patients ranging in age from 70 to 99. at least three of them were found dead inside the facility early wednesday morning after hurricane irma knocked out a transformer that powered its ac.
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others were carried out by stretchers and wheelchairs looking dazed and confused. >> the ac unit and this place behind us under investigation were not working, and they were utilizing portable ac units. >> reporter: the police say those units were not enough to combat the sweltering heat. >> what happened here is inexcusable. >> reporter: officials used vans to transport them as the senator bill nelson expressed concerns for the state's seniors. >> we have so many nursing homes that do not have power, and this tragedy could be repeated. >> reporter: more than 3 million florida homes and businesses are still without power. here in naples, the countless downed trees and power lines are complicating efforts to restore electricity. it could be months before lights are back in part os the
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devastated keys. >> in the rest of the keys we have a lot of work to do. >> reporter: earlier governor rick scott toured the destination. >> we have plenty of food on the way. we have plenty of water on the way. >> thank god we finally got something. we need to get help down here, please. >> reporter: officials estimate irma damaged or destroyed 90% of homes in the keys. mola lenghi, cbs news, naples, florida. ahead on "cbs this morning," we will talk with the mayor and police chief of hollywood, florida, where the nursing home was located. it was a school custodian who stopped a student who opened fire at a washington state high school. the unidentified student is now in custody. the shooting began yesterday morning on the second floor of freeman high school just outside spokane. four students were shot, three are in serious condition, and one student died after he tried
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to stop the gunman. >> one of the weapons jammed. he went to the second weapon. the other student did confront him. that's when he lost his life. >> officials say the custodian ordered the gunman to surrender and he did. the "associated press" reports the suspect was obsessed with school shootings and that other students alerted school counselors. 15 marines were hospitalized after their am fib bus assault vehicle caught fire during a training exercise in california. five were in critical condition. the marines were conducting exercises at camp pendleton north of san diego. their armored vehicle similar to this one is used to carry navy ships to land. the marines are investigating. there are new questions about comments made about former nationality security adviser
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michael flynn. he took a trip to rush back in 2015. it was part of a private proposal to build nuclear power plants. two top democrats say flynn appeared to violate federal law when he fame failed to report the trip and get security clearance last year. the top democrat and house committee wants facebook to testify about russian activity during the 2016 election. last week facebook announced it found about 3,000 ads contained messages about divisive issues linked to russian internet trolls. senator mark warner believes the russian activity was more widespread than facebook is acknowledging. >> they were using these new social media sites, which is kind of like the wild wild west with very few rules to influence the election. i think what we've seen so far from facebook is only the tip of the iceberg. >> facebook said some of the ads bought last year promoted the events regarding the u.s. campaign. former pharmaceutical
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executive martin shkreli spent the night behind bars. a federal judge revoked his bail because he offered a $5,000 bounty for anyone who grabbed one of hillary clinton's hairs. shkreli was found guilty last month of cheating investors in a hedge fund that he ran. coming up on the "morning news," the white house cries foul. a tweet by a sportscaster about president trump has some calling for her firing. and former press secretary sean spicer and whistle blower chelsea manning will now be coming at their new england job. this is the "cbs morning news." otezla is not an injection or a cream. it's a pill that treats plaque psoriasis differently. with otezla, 75% clearer skin is achievable after just 4 months,... ...with reduced redness,... ...thickness, and scaliness of plaques. and the otezla prescribing information has... requirement for routine lab monitoring.
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two summer olympics at once. paris will get the games in 2024, los angeles in 2028. both cities will be hosting the olympics for the third time. sean spicer and chelsea manning are going back to school and an espn anchor is facing heat from the white house. "the new york times" reports on the white house's reaction to critical tweeting about critical tweets from jeme hill. white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders was asked about hill's comments yesterday. >> i think that's one of the more outrageous comments anyone could make and is certainly a fireable offense by espn. >> espn issued a statement saying hill's comments do not represent espn and last night
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hill issued an apology to espn. spicer resign as president trump's press secretary in july, manning is a former soldier who was jailed for leaking classified information. harvard announced that both spicer and manning will be visiting fellows at harvard's institute of politics for the 2017/2018 school year. the "sydney morning herald" reports on actress rebel wilson being awarded millions in a defamation suit in australia. wilson was defamed after a series of articles in the magazine "woman's day" who portrayed her as a serial liar. the payout is equal to 3.6 million u.s. dollars and it's the highest award in australian history. and "people" has the story of serena williams introducing her baby girl almost two weeks after her baby's birth.
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well, amid the destruction of hurricane irma comes the story of a baby born during the height of the storm. a 23-year-old woman in miami went into labor at the worst possible time. she and her boyfriend called 911, but emergency workers couldn't get there. for 45 minutes a dispatcher and later a doctor walked them through the delivery of their daughter on the phone. and then yesterday all of them met in person for the first time. the baby named destiny is doing just fine. that's a good name for her, destiny. on the "cbs moneywatch" hurricane irma devastates florida orange crop, and target announces a holiday hiring boom. roxana saberi is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie.
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energy stocks rose after the government said oil and gas stockpiles shrank last week. the dow picked up 39 points, the s&p added a point, and the nasdaq gained nearly 6 points. retail rose after target said it was hiring about 1,000 workers. that's about 30 more than last year. they'll add 4,500 jobs at its distribution centers to help with online orders. target is one of the first big retailers to announce its holiday plans. when hurricane irma ripped through florida, it caused a lot of damage to the state's citrus crops. it's not clear how much it will affect prices at the grocery store. florida is the world's second largest orange juice producer. early reports indicate up o too a 70% crop loss in the orange regions. paul meadors says there's
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nothing to salvage from his crop. >> there's nothing. >> this was a banner year. >> this was a banner year. if we delivered this crop, we would have been back in the black for the very first time in a long time. >> he said he's never seen crop damage like this. president trump used an executive order to block a chinese-backed firm from buying an american chip maker. canyon bridge capital partners agreed to pay $1.3 billion for lattice semiconductor, but it's funded partly by the chinese government. the administration said the transaction would pose a risk to security. anne-marie? still ahead, a dramatic send-off. the cassini spacecraft ends its mission to saturn in a fiery finale. pills block one and 6 is greater than 1. flonase changes everything. fred would do anything for "get in, fred!"
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the shots included protection against swine flu. expects say the results may have affected the older age and miscarriage of women and not the flu shots. nasa's two-decade long mission to saturn is coming to a fiery end. tomorrow the cassini spacecraft will fly through the planet's atmosphere and burn up in the sky over saturn. chris martinez has more. >> reporter: after more than a decade of studying saturn, rosaly lopes has come to think of the cassini spacecraft as a member of the team. >> this is about half the size of it. >> yeah, it's half the size. >> reporter: it's why saying good-bye is so bittersweet. >> it's sad, but on the other hand, you're pleased that the job was done and it was well done. >> and lift-off of the cassini spacecraft on a million-mile trip to saturn. >> reporter: 20 years after cassini left earth, its mission is ending. since arriving in saturn in 2004, the probe has beamed back more than 300,000 images of the ringed giant and its dozens of
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moons. this one called insell i does now getting a lot of attention after cassini revealed a frozen ocean under its global surface. >> they're places where there could be current life actually living. >> eric sturm was just a senior in college when cassini left. he's now plotting the final hours. the spacecraft is nearly out of gas and will use what it's left to plunge itself into saturn's atmosphere, sending data as it burns up. >> we're collecting science all the way to the end. >> reporter: it's a fiery end that will help with research in years to come. new missions to saturn perhaps to look for life are already in the works. advice martinez, cbs news, pasadena, california. coming up on "cbs this morning," actress reese witherspoon talks about being up for an emmy on "big little lies"
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our top stories this morning. the top house and democratic leaders say they have an agreement with president trump to protect young immigrants brought to this country illegally. now, the deal would block nearly 800,000 d.r.e.a.m.ers from being deported. the agreement funds tougher border security, but it does not include the president's call for a border wall. >> and eight patients died at a florida nursing home after hurricane irma knocked out the air conditioning. the patients range in age from 70 to 99. three were found dead at the facility wednesday morning. the others died at a hospital. a criminal investigation has been launched. well, these days flying coach means more passengers
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squeezed into smaller seats. turns out that may also be putting lives at risk in an emergency. kris van cleave reports. >> reporter: when this american airlines 767 had an engine fire in chicago during takeoff in 2016, it took more than two minutes to get everyone off, but according to faa requirements, airline manufacturers have to show they can evacuate a full airliner in 90 seconds or less even with exits blocked. snowy run way at laguardia airport in 2015. the evacuation took more than 17 minutes. now there's a new concern as airlines shrink seats to fit more on board, advocates worry evacuations will take even longer. even as passengers themselves are getting bigger.
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do you believe the shrinking of seats is making the flying public less safe? >> oh, definitely. >> reporter: paul hudson is president of flyers' rights, an advocate for flyers groups. >> the big effort concern is you won't be able to get out in time before you're overcome by smoke or fire. you won't be able to engage in the brace position, which means your head will hit the seat in front of you. >> reporter: this summer an appellate group sided with his group. the faa says it is reviewing the decision. airlines and airplane manufacturers say they meet or exceed all federal safety standards. evacuation tests are done, but it is virtually um possible to simulate a real world crash environmental. kris van cleave, cbs news,
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reagan national airport, virginia. coming up on "cbs this morning," distracted driving could make picking up kids from school dangerous. the research where schools are most likely to face distracted drivers. plus the technology featured on the new is iphone. and actress reese witherspoon tells us about being up for an emmy this sunday for "big little lies" and being annedan advocate for women in hollywood. that's the cbs news for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- atching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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i'm kenny choi. you are looking live at the bay bridge as we look at the bay area this morning from our camera atop the pyramid. good morning, it is thursday,
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september 14. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. let's say good morning to jaclyn and neda. how are you this morning? >> we're doing all right. >> good. >> thursday. [ laughter ] >> did you guys get drizzle this morning? >> no. >> no drizzle? >> no. >> at 2:30 this morning there was drizzle. [ laughter ] >> coming through san francisco. but yeah, we are going to see a little bit of drizzle out there in some areas. some of you may need to use the windshield wipers. and we're seeing the remnants of that storm that brought us all kinds of lightning yesterday. wow! it was a busy day yesterday. things today will be calmer and cooler in fact. also, we are going to get some winds blowing today. so it's going to be a little crazy out there. may want to do your hair in a ponytail today because drizzle and wind is in our forecast. jaclyn, what's happening on the roads? we're tracking a major accident that has all lanes blocked on westbound 580 as you approach eden canyon road. it's two big rigs and another vehicle involved. right now, sp


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